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Are You Loving Waje’s Style? Promo Photos from the Soulful Star’s Debut Album – “Words Aren’t Just Enough”

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‘I Wish’ words were just enough to show how “So Inspired” I am by vocal powerhouse Waje‘s music. Hoping to be her “Oko Mi’ one day, I’m so excited to announce that the stellar singer-songwriter will be dropping her debut this May 1st 2013.

While we await more details on one of Africa’s most highly awaited albums “Words Aren’t Just Enough” as to which producers and features may be on the album (I wonder if Omawumi will be on the bill), she leaves us with an intelligent pun – “Words aren’t just enough to describe the African Soul” and a few new elegant photos from her promo shoot.

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Photo Credit: Wildflower PR

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48 Comments

  1. eniola

    April 19, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    WOW! dahsall…

  2. Blossom

    April 19, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    Hate hate HATE the eyebrows! Ugh!

    • Bibs

      April 19, 2013 at 11:10 pm

      Hater

    • Bimbistic

      April 20, 2013 at 2:25 am

      They aren’t that bad though, but I understand where you are coming from. Some of the eyebrows I see on naija celebrities r just shocking

    • jay

      April 20, 2013 at 8:47 am

      her eyebrows are ok..well defined :s

  3. Oyinmomo

    April 19, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    uhm..lets have the un-airbrushed and un-photoshoped version..words might just be more than enough

    • Shandi

      April 21, 2013 at 12:00 am

      LMAO!! That is so inappropriate but so funny.

  4. Momo

    April 19, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

  5. amarachi

    April 19, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    luvly makeup

  6. jay

    April 19, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    Are you kidding me? i don’t see anything wrong with her eyebrows. They look perfect to me. Anyway, everyone is left to her opinion.

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    April 19, 2013 at 5:10 pm

    She can sing sha….But I’m not always carried away by all those “Edited,Airbrush,photoshop, glamorous, studio pic,splash on pages of Magazine and internet,which make some of us feel inconsequential! Then you will be in awe,when you see them life or sometime on TV….It make them look lean,with spot free skin tone…I’m still yet to recover from Kim K,visit to nigeria! She barely look 5ft for me…I’m not dissing on Waje in particular,just saying my mind.I snap with Nokia phone and look pretty!

    • Tosin

      April 19, 2013 at 5:23 pm

      Me too. I won’t knock her hustle, it’s almost like you need to do these things to sell. Thank God she has talent to back it up 🙂
      Check K’Naan’s sad write up on compromising for success in the music industry

  8. Naveah

    April 19, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    My two complaints – 1. the first picture with the dark lipstick has a distracting back ground. 2. the pictures are edited to the point of making her look lifeless and like a mannequin. she is a pretty girl and there is not need for the excessive air brushing!

    Waje – your voice is real, refreshing, strong and bold. You should have kept your pictures the same way.

    • Simya

      April 20, 2013 at 3:47 pm

      Thank you!!!! I don’t see how people can look at these pictures and call it beautifu
      Waje is beautiful, but these pictures have been airbrushed to the max, they don’t do her justice. I love the first picture of her in the gold dress, but she looks like a toad in the others

  9. Flue

    April 19, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    They can like to chill with the photoshop sa!

  10. Efeturi

    April 19, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    Long awaited and highly anticipated…. Gooooooooooo Waje!!!

  11. hilda

    April 19, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    Splendid

  12. chi chi

    April 19, 2013 at 6:35 pm

    Omg, are you guys serious? these are her promo photos for goodness sake, it has to be edited to perfection! No where in the world will you see a music or movie promo shot that’s rough-looking. Name 1 artiste or actor that has released their promo shot raw and unedited. NONE, NOT 1. You guys…smh.
    Back to Waje, she looks amazing, and she’s got a great voice. I’ll most likely pick up the album. God bless her hustle.

    jewelzmag.com

  13. whatever

    April 19, 2013 at 6:53 pm

    Are these pictures or paintings. #Confused….. Waje is a pretty lady, why paint her?

  14. Olulu

    April 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    she fyneeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  15. uniqueaffairz

    April 19, 2013 at 7:16 pm

    Waje needs a new stylist ASAP! Her issue has always been her appearance

  16. Dedayo

    April 19, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    not a fan of “over” airbrushed pictures

  17. lmao

    April 19, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    She needs new everything. She’s too old to be trying to be so young in looks. Its not cute. Its not sexy. Waje start again. Your music is good but this whole thing you are forcing… PHOTOSHOP IS NOT ENOUGH. You are far from a sex kitten like Tiwa Emma and Seyi. So just stay in your lane. Lose weight. Hire a new stylist and makeup artist. And lets get this show going properly.

    • Bimbistic

      April 20, 2013 at 2:28 am

      That’s a little harsh and she used to be way bigger.

    • rhaspody

      April 21, 2013 at 7:32 am

      dont ever loose weight waje.

    • hayzey

      April 23, 2013 at 8:45 am

      What a ridiculous thing to say.

  18. lmao

    April 19, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    And let me not start about that old ass wet and wavy curly dry s curl wig you wear as your crown. who told you? your people have definitely lied to you something awful. you mean you not only walked out of the house with it, but you actually allowed them to photgraph it and post it online to forever be seen? WORDS REALLY ARENT ENOUGH.

  19. imaa

    April 19, 2013 at 10:12 pm

    i just love waje

    mumwifelover.blogspot.com

  20. ayomipo

    April 19, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    You people, take it easy with the makeup. When yoy shade nd highlight a client’s face&its done properly, you have a photoshopped look in reality because the face will look slimmer. No doubts the pictures were worked on but it isnt dat bad. D MUA did aNice job &yes brows cud be beta.

    Ayomipo Oladapo. 07062370661

  21. Temizzy

    April 20, 2013 at 7:32 am

    GOOOO GIRRRRRLLLL, You rock.

  22. BabaYoo

    April 20, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    I love her look, the last pic especially, seems she is looking at me. Her song is unique and meets international standard…her last video is so simple and mature…

    she’s got some nice eyes…

  23. Mimz

    April 20, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Waje is looking delicious!

  24. hauwa

    April 20, 2013 at 10:27 pm

    Lol that first pic of her in the gold dress is a huge joke!so photoshopped to loook skinny which she obviously isn’t..hair is zero..make up not bad..she really needs a new stylist obviously..and I agree she’s too old to try out the fitting in thing…stand out just like your voice does..and hire new sets of hands for your image..too beautiful for this rubbish

  25. Gbemmy

    April 21, 2013 at 10:13 am

    Hmmm,pple sha with their bad mouth,if u do them go talk,if you no do dem go talk,very hard to please humans,me love the make up,the eyebrow,I love everything about her,u GO GIRL.
    Am sure of mumus complaining will go try out her new looks,especially the eyebrow,lol.

  26. Gbemmy

    April 21, 2013 at 10:14 am

    *some* the*

  27. Teris

    April 21, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    .
    awful makeup
    lovely makeup, horrible composition
    E.T.
    … sue me!

  28. kenny

    April 22, 2013 at 10:59 am

    nice
    twinsgist.blogspot.com

  29. Grace

    April 22, 2013 at 11:12 am

    Lovely

  30. Omo1

    April 22, 2013 at 2:15 pm

    Too much Photoshop these days..#sighs

  31. Luu

    April 22, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    Nigerians r such haters sha,hw wus she supposed 2kno d pictures would cum out dis way,besides dey aint soo bad,dis artistes r humans nd av feelings too so easy on d insults,so many of us can’t stand d kind of hating we emit to odas ,so many peeps wuld just die wit bitterness nd anger,nawa o!no body is perfect nao,God 4bid,sumtin happens to her ne,we start writing the sweetest love stories in d world.Evn d bible says if u must correct do it in love,she doesn’t deserve dis insults abeg!Weldone WAJE!nd yes!words ain’t just enough to describe you.You beautiful and sexy with a voice of an angel too,you may not b perfect bt den dts wat mks you human.love you girl…..Muuuuah

    • Teris

      April 23, 2013 at 8:32 am

      “…hw wus she supposed 2kno d pictures would cum out dis way…”
      LOL!!!

  32. Naveah

    April 22, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    @ Chi Chi – Nobody is advocating that “rough” pictures should be released. Yes, pictures have to be touched up but when they manipulate the image to the point of making the subject look less than themselves, there in lies the issue. Removing a pimple or blemish, sure but removing personality? Na disaster be dat abeg. I have seen this girl perform, she is playful, funny and has more energy and vibrancy than these pictures suggest. The team should have stuck to creating a photoshoot to match her personality without trying to come off so staged. I agree with another poster, Waje shouldn’t try to aim for the Tiwa Savage appeal, she should be herself. The last two pictures make her look like she’s aiming for the Adult Contemporary 45 and over radio audience. She is pop R & B (Beyonce/J-Hud sound) NOT Adult R & B (Whitney Houston/Anita Baker).

  33. loveth O.

    April 22, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    Horrible Degital

  34. Tosin

    April 22, 2013 at 8:30 pm

    Just really glad that she’s coming out aggressive because she actually has the stuff. And commenters keep naming people who don’t have the stuff.
    Waje you go girl, airbrush dey go. Until the public learns to appreciate quality, she has to do this paint face stuff to sell.

  35. Missy J

    April 22, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    All those comparing her to Tiwa nd saying she’s old for all this stuff ,it’s just so funny bcos Tiwa is way older than waje.

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    April 23, 2013 at 1:42 am

    nice but too photoshopped 🙂

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  37. Ade

    April 23, 2013 at 10:53 am

    The babe is hot! I think you should sit down and make up ur mind about the image u want to project. Big n sexy is not bad, and u have a figure African men love so u got the raw materials. People go easy on the girl, what money can’t buy is what she already has, which is a Voice. Get a better stylist though.

  38. Peachy_mo

    April 23, 2013 at 11:53 am

    I’m really disappointed in everybody ranting about these photoshopped pictures. Rihanna & Beyonce pops up, massively photoshopped to shimmer and toner you all hooo & haaa over them; ‘your own’ comes out in half of what their counterparts do, you spit, scream, kick & bite hate ( & most times it just unadulterated jealousy). Like you all don’t go out for photo shoots…has anyone killed you for it?

    I know we’ll all know what is called marketing strategy (i.e selling point) that’s what is on display above, the same way singing lewd lyrics is the order of the day.

    Ironically, we see most of you haters at parties looking like clash of water color has just broken out on your face, one color racing to catch up with the other, lines crossings swords over each other looking like a hideous clown!

    Keep hating o! she will definitely make her money from you all as you will in your hatred still rush to buy her album…CAUGHT YA! hahaha…

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